Posts Tagged ‘ Rising Sun ’

Cecil County Commish Buy McCoy Farm Rights; Hodge, ‘Patriots’ Oppose $1.45 million Deal

June 20, 2012

The Cecil County Commissioners voted Tuesday to give a Rising Sun farm owner $1.45 million in return for agreeing not to allow development of the 483-acre tract, after several hours of often heated public comment led by members of the local tea party group that opposed “government control” of private property. Others objected to...
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Cecil County Goes to the Polls: Very Low Turnout as of 3 PM

April 3, 2012

Cecil County voters went to the polls Tuesday in Democratic and Republican primary elections to select nominees for the county’s first-ever County Executive and two members of the new County Council in Districts 1 and 5. But turnout was described as “very low” by local election officials as of 3 p.m. Turnout was reported...
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BULLETIN: Harry Hepbron, ex-Commissioner, Winery Owner, Files for Cecil County Executive

January 6, 2012

Harry Hepbron, a former two-term Cecil County Commissioner and the founder of the award-winning Dove Valley Vineyards and Winery in Rising Sun, filed his candidacy for Cecil County Executive Friday as a Republican. Hepbron, a plain-spoken businessman and farmer, enters an increasingly crowded field in the first-ever Cecil County Executive contest. Other Republicans contending...
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House Redistricting: Cecil County Shifts Districts, Rudolph Gains Friendlier Turf, James Departs

December 18, 2011

When Del. David Rudolph (D-34B) eked out a tiny margin of victory in a three-way general election contest last year, his supporters breathed a sigh of relief and told themselves it wouldn’t happen again: “There’s always redistricting,” they hoped. Rudolph’s redistricting prayers seem to have been answered in the new maps proposed by a...
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Cecil County Planning Panel: Owen Thorne Out; Commish Dunn Picks his Campaign Godfather for Seat

September 6, 2011

Owen Thorne, the controversial interim appointee to the Cecil County Planning Commission who was expected to get appointed to a full three-year term on Tuesday, is out and the political campaign treasurer for Commissioner Michael Dunn (R-3) – Skip Yust —is in. Under informal County Commissioner procedures, the seat is Dunn’s to fill, with...
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